Dick Vitale Gala

The 19th annual Dick Vitale Gala, benefiting the V Foundation, will be held May 3, 2024, at the Ritz-Carlton in Sarasota, Florida.

The honorees will be:
  • Derek Jeter, Baseball Hall of Fame
  • Jeff Gordon, NASCAR Hall of Fame
  • Rick Barnes, Tennessee Men’s Head Basketball Coach

The John Saunders Courage Award will go, posthumously, to Nikki McCray, Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame. The Dick Vitale Spirit Award will go to Jim Kelly, Pro Football Hall of Fame.

The Dick Vitale Gala is organized by Mary Kenealy Events.

Get Involved

Date: May 3rd, 2024
Location: The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota, Florida
Contact: Janet Allen, (941) 350-0580, janet@marykenealyevents.com

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Super 16 Bash

If you’ve ever dreamed about joining ESPN legend Dick Vitale to watch college basketball during the most exciting time of year, now is your chance!

Enter today to win an exclusive invite to two incredible events: Dickie V’s Super Sixteen Basketball Bash and the 19th annual Dick Vitale Gala. Every ticket sold in this raffle benefits the Dick Vitale Pediatric Cancer Research Fund at the V Foundation.

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